The project includes:
The project site is located within the fence of the existing pulp and paper mill in a developed area with residential and commercial properties. The majority of workers during the construction phase will be local workers.
Noise is projected to stay at today’s levels. These are in accordance with Brazilian legislation but will likely not fulfil IFC’s noise limits. The buyer will, therefore, investigate additional noise abatement measures.
The Guaíba 2 Project is classified as a category A-project. Additional information on the project’s Environmental and Social (E&S) impacts, EKN’s Environmental and Social review and EKN’s conditions are available in the following web links:
The information was published on EKN´s website www.ekn.se on November 20th, 2013. Comments on the project can be made within at least 30 days. This procedure is in accordance with the OECD Recommendation on Common Approaches for Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).